Privacy Policy

Your right to privacy is very important. McCord Machinery (referred to below as "we" or "us") recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We believe this information should only be used to help us provide you with a better service. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information.

By using this website, you give your consent that all personal data you submit may be processed in the manner and for the purposes described below.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 ("the Act"), the data controller is Fasthosts Internet Limited with registered office at Discovery House, 154 Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 2EX.

1) What personal information do we collect?

We may collect and process the following data about You:

    Details of transactions You carry out through our website and the fulfilment of your order.
    When making a purchase with McCord Machinery, we will collect your contact information, which includes name, address, email address and phone number.
    When you become a McCord Machinery customer you automatically subscribe to electronic newsletter and special offer promotions. You can adjust your email preferences and/or unsubscribe from certain communications via your McCord Machinery Shopping Place settings.
    If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
    Other information to help us provide you with improved services.

2) How we use your information

We use information about you in the following ways:

    To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us.
    To enable us to review, develop and improve the website and services.
    To provide customer care.
    To carry out marketing and statistical analysis.
    To notify you about changes to our website and services.
    To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contact for such purposes.

3) With who is the information shared?

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

    Any cardholder who has purchased services on your behalf.
    Any employees, agents or service providers of McCord Machinery to deal with any accounts or to deliver specific services to you.
    If McCord Machinery or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
    If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of McCord Machinery, our customers, or others. This includes but is not limited to exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection, credit risk reduction and dispute policies.

4) Use of cookies

McCord Machinery uses cookies for various reasons, for example, cookies enable us to track information during the domain name registration and package sign-up process. These cookies do not track individual information. Cookies from McCord Machinery can only be read by McCord Machinery. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site and you will not be able to carry out a transaction with us unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our website.

If you do nothing other than read pages or download information while using this web site, we will capture and store information about your visit. This information will not identify you; it relates to:

    The Internet domain (e.g. www.company.co.uk) and IP address from which you access the web site.
    The type of browser (Internet Explorer or Netscape) and operating system (Windows, UNIX) you use.
    The date and time of your visit.
    The pages you visit.
    The address of the web site from which you linked to us (if applicable).

We use this information to make each visit more rewarding, and to provide us with information to help improve our service. We do not know (and do not want to know) the identities of people who visit us in this way.

For further information about cookies, you may like to visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

5) Where we store your Personal Data

All information you provide to us is stored on secured servers in the UK.  All payment transactions are transmitted using a secure encrypted connection by our payment provider SagePay UK.  Credit card numbers are used for processing payment only and are not retained by us for marketing purposes or otherwise.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping the password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Athough we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

6) Links

McCord Machinery may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites. Any information You supply on such sites will not be within our control.

7) How can you update the personal information you have provided to us?

You can help us maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any changes to your address, title, phone number or e-mail address. You can do this by updating your personal details from within your McCord Machinery Control Panel.

The personal information we collect and maintain will be subject to the version of the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of collection. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time and will provide notice of these changes on the Privacy Policy on this page. You should make sure you periodically review the Privacy Policy to make sure it meets your needs.

8) Your Personal Data

We will not process your personal data for marketing purposes.

9) Contact Us

Please e-mail any questions or comments you have about privacy to us at william@mccordmachinery.com

Please note: by signing up for any of our services you agree to be bound by all McCord Machinery terms and conditions.